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The ornithology of Francis Willughby of Middleton in the county of Warwick, esq. ... : in three books : wherein all the birds hitherto known, being reduced into a method sutable [i.e. suitable] to their natures, are accurately described : the descriptions illustrated by most elegant figures, nearly resembling the live birds, engraven in LXXVIII copper plates

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The ornithology of Francis Willughby of Middleton in the county of Warwick, esq. ... : in three books : wherein all the birds hitherto known, being reduced into a method sutable [i.e. suitable] to their natures, are accurately described : the descriptions illustrated by most elegant figures, nearly resembling the live birds, engraven in LXXVIII copper plates


Published 1678
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statement of responsibility: translated into English, and enlarged with many additions throughout the whole work ; to which are added, three considerable discourses ... by John Ray ...

First published in Latin in 1676, under title: Ornithologiae libri tres.

"The appendix, pp. 385-396 ... is here credited to Franc. Hernandez." --Zimmer.

Signed engravers include: F.H. van Houe sculp.; W. Faithorne.

Title in red and black, within double ruled border.

Initials; side-notes.

Signatures: A⁴ (a)² B-3L⁴

The following pages are blank: p. [54], p. [272], p. [384], and p. [1] (3rd group).

Errors in paging.

Includes index.

citation/reference: Zimmer, J.T. Ayer Lib., p. 678

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First published in Latin in 1676, under title: Ornithologiae libri tres

"The appendix, pp. 385-396 ... is here credited to Franc. Hernandez." --Zimmer

Signed engravers include: F.H. van Houe sculp.; W. Faithorne

Title in red and black, within double ruled border

Initials; side-notes

The following pages are blank: p. [54], p. [272], p. [384], and p. [1] (3rd group)

Errors in paging

Includes index

(From t.p.) I. Of the art of fowling: with a description of several nets in two large copper plates -- II. Of the ordering of singing birds -- III. Of falconry

Zimmer, J.T. Ayer Lib.

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Autograph in ink at top of t.p.: John Smith ..

Smithsonian library stamp on verso of t.p

Smithsonian Institution National Museum embossed stamp on leaf A2 recto

Black buckram library binding, speckled edges; with binder's title: Willughby's ornithology


Publisher London : Printed by A.C. for John Martyn ...
Year 1678
Pages 636
Possible copyright status Not in copyright. The BHL affirms that this work is in the public domain.
Language English
Call number 39088008124620
Digitizing sponsor Biodiversity Heritage Library
Book contributor Smithsonian Libraries
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